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Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...

Date: 1965 

Description: Safety cartoon from an International Harvester service manual. The cartoon depicts a man pointing to himself with five shadowed figures behind him. The te...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1951-04-18 

Description: After his dismissal by President Truman, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the United States and was welcomed as a folk hero. The adulation heaped on...

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Sons of Erin

Date: 1860 before

Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising illustration promoting the use of tractors and engine power over horses and horse-drawn implements. Shows Uncle Sam writing the words "Modern I...

Date: 1929-06-17 

Description: Advertising placard for McCormick-Deering tractor service showing a cartoon of men playing baseball with onlookers peering over a fence. Dialog balloons co...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date:  ca.

Description: A political cartoon, presumably regarding the milk strike. Features characters who are confused about the rising cost of milk.

Date: 1932 

Description: Philip bartending at The Bath Club.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Side by side portraits of the same man. Portrait on the left side is gleeful and smiling after hearing about the "terror stricken North". Caption below rea...

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